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November 2, 2017 12:11 PM Uganda MPs reject 'bribe' linked to age-limit bill

Some Ugandan MPs have rejected the cash released by Parliament to facilitate consultations on a bill seeking to scrap presidential age limit. So far, 10 lawmakers have rejected the millions of shillings, with the latest one being Leader of Opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza. Ms Kiiza, the Kasese Woman MP, on Thursday returned USh29 million to Parliament 407

October 14, 2017 10:36 AM Why we defected to Jubilee Party

Jubilee’s ‘loving arms’.Since Kenyans went to the polls on August 8, the country has witnessed many defections from across the board, especially from NASA to Jubilee Party. So far, ex-MPs from western, now branded the Mbekho Mbekho Gang (Alms Seeking Gang) led by former speaker Kenneth Marende, MPs Ababu Namwamba, Yusuf Chanzu, Alfred Khangati and Paul Otuoma 16

October 11, 2017 4:42 AM Grand opening of Pearl of Africa Hotel

Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | A week after the Pearl of Africa Hotel Kampala officially opened its doors with fireworks, President Yoweri Museveni launched the 5-star facility at a colourful ceremony on Tuesday night. Museveni thanked the Aya Brothers for the investment that will create jobs for Ugandans and boost the tourism sector, and promised 19

September 23, 2017 4:04 AM GACHUHI: Tergat is clear as Nock’s president-in-waiting

There are two paths to a full career in the Kenya Defence Forces. One, you can join as a recruit and pass out as a private, the lowest rank. From there, you climb one rung after the other through these ranks: senior private, lance corporal, corporal, sergeant, senior sergeant, warrant officer 2 and finally, when you are in the region of age 60 and nearing 201

September 19, 2017 6:54 PM Past 'sins' haunt Raila in ICT firm Morpho fiasco

Nasa leader Raila Odinga is at the center of a political storm after Jubilee MPs implicated him in the direct sourcing of French-based technology firm OT-Morpho in 2012. The legislators said Mr Odinga, who is against the firm providing the result transmission system for the repeat presidential poll, was actively engaged in the controversial government-to-government 10

September 18, 2017 4:00 PM IEBC to meet with Jubilee and NASA teams this week

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) says it will meet the Jubilee and NASA teams this week to brief them on the preparedness for the fresh presidential election even as the 17th of October date remains in doubt. The Commission is said to be considering a possible push of the date to the end of October due to logistical challenges 12

September 17, 2017 7:27 AM Uganda minister catches corrupt hospital workers

KAMPALA-Uganda’s health minister disguised herself as a patient and caught two medical workers demanding a bribe for free government services, she told AFP on Saturday. Health Minister Sarah Opendi said she wore a face veil and travelled to a hospital in the capital Kampala on a boda-boda (motorbike taxi) to disguise her identity. “I received many complaints 16

September 16, 2017 12:53 PM Disguised Uganda minister catches corrupt hospital workers

KAMPALA: Uganda's health minister disguised herself as a patient and caught two medical workers demanding a bribe for free government services, she told AFP on Saturday. Health Minister Sarah Opendi said she wore a face veil and travelled to a hospital in the capital Kampala on a boda-boda (motorbike taxi) to disguise her identity. "I received many complaints 10

September 9, 2017 9:03 PM Opinion: Judiciary independence key to well-being of society

As a member of the Constitution of Kenya Review Commission (CKRC) and Bomas who fought hard for significant responsibilities for the Judiciary and the independence of its members, I have noted with dismay the cavalier attitude of Uhuru Kenyatta towards the law and the Judiciary ever since he became President—and have alerted the public about it. The ultimate 17

September 3, 2017 10:00 AM David Maraga: God’s will, passion for justice drive me

“In obedience to God’s Command and Will, and guided by the Constitution, to serve humanity, and Kenyans in particular, with dedication, honesty and integrity, striving at all times to uphold the rule of law and do justice to all.” This was David Maraga’s objective when he presented his CV before the Judicial Service Commission interview panel a year ago for the post of Chief 21